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Test Code:
090-31-0770

Order Name:
TORCH Agent**

 
Useful For:
Detect agents that cause TORCH syndrome which refers to infection of a developing fetus or newborn. 
 
 
Methodology:
Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immuno Assay (CMIA) + ELISA
 
Test List In Profile:
TORCH Agent (Toxoplasma IgM, Rubella IgM, CMV IgM, HSV IgM)
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-31-0770

Order Name:
TORCH Agent**

 
Patient Preparation:
N/A
 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Blood/ Plain Blood (Red Top) 6 mL, 1 tube
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Serum, minimum volume 1 mL
 
Sub Mission Container:
Plastic vial
 
Rejection Criteria:
Hemolysis: 4+ reject
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum (keep in original tube) Room temperature, 20oC to 28oC 8 hours
Serum Refrigerated, 2oC to 8oC 14 days
Frozen, -10oC 30 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-31-0770

Order Name:
TORCH Agent**

 
Method detail:
Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immuno Assay (CMIA) + ELISA
 
Schedule:
Tested Daily (Toxoplasma IgM, Rubella IgM, CMV IgM)
+ **Sent Out to Ramathibodi (HSV IgM)
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to report within 1 day
(exception for official holidays)
 
Performing Location:
Immunology, Laboratory Department Tel. 13227 (Toxoplasma IgM, Rubella IgM, CMV IgM)
+
Ramathibodi
Referral Lab Services, Laboratory Department 14160-2 (HSV IgM)
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-31-0770

Order Name:
TORCH Agent**

 
 
Clinical Information:
TORCH syndrome can be prevented by treating an infected pregnant person, thereby preventing the infection from affecting the fetus. 
Detect agents that cause TORCH syndrome which refers to infection of a developing fetus or newborn. 
"TORCH" is an acronym meaning (To)xoplasmosis, (R)ubella, (C)ytomegalovirus, and (H)erpes Simplex.
 
Clinical Reference:
Immunology Manufacturer’s Reagent package insert  
+
Ramathibodi Laboratory Guide book 2560-2562